Thursday August 21st, 2014
Thursday August 21st, 2014

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Bauchi 2015: Twists and turns


  /   in Politics 12:56 am

The question of who succeeds Governor Isa Yuguda has become the topical issue in Bauchi State among political stakeholders. A Read More →

Rivers 2015: Why Bonny deserves to produce Amaechi’s successor — Hart

Abie Hart

  /   in Politics

AHEAD of the 2015 elections, a major thorny issue in Rivers where Governor Rotimi Amaechi’s successor should come from: Upl Read More →

Edo North’s unsettled pair: Shagadi and Momoh

A mammoth crowd at the Liberation Stadium for the rally. Eleven individuals died following a stampede

  /   in Politics

By tradition, I am not a politician, but nearly made a slip to join a political party over a year ago and I will explain my r Read More →

Abia 2015: What Orji’s successor will need —Abaribe

*Gov Theodore Orji

  /   in Politics 9:35 pm

Senator Enyinninya Abaribe, erstwhile deputy governor of Abia State and presently the senator representing the Abia South Sen Read More →

North, Central may rock zoning in Abia

  /   in Politics

THE zoning arrangement adopted by the Abia state’s ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) through its Equity Legacy is receiving some knocks.The hardest of the knocks seem to come from the Abia North and Central senatorial zones, two areas that have produced state governors in the past.Though the PDP zoned some principal political offices in the state from councilors to governor, some PDP aspirants in the two zones are jostling for the governorship and some top slots in spite of the fact their zones fall outside the favoured areas. Read More →

CONFAB: Proposed Oil Rivers State is treacherous — Attah, Nduese, others


  /   in Politics

Ibom State caucus at the 2014 National Conference has kicked against planned moves to create Oil-Rivers State, saying that it Read More →

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Multiple taxes: Traders stage peaceful protest in Abuja

  /   in Business 4:00 pm

Hundreds of traders in Abuja on Thursday staged a peaceful protest against imposition of multiple taxes on them by Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC). Read More →

Nigeria yet to benefit from $3trn AGOA programme– NACCIMA


  /   in Business

The Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA) has called for a reappraisal of N Read More →

Banks charged to embrace digitalisation


  /   in Business

Banks operating in the country have been advised to fully embrace digitalisation as a way forward to woo customers and thus i Read More →

Forte Oil to upgrade Geregu Power with N14.40bn investment


  /   in Business

Forte Oil Plc has disclosed plan to commit N14.40billiion (about $90 million) in overhauling its recently acquired Geregu Pow Read More →

CBN confirms banks’ compliance on Anti-Scheming devices on ATMs


  /   in Business 8:09 am

The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN has confirmed more than 90 per cent of the banks operating in the countryhave complied with Read More →

The rhythm of beats show forth in my design


  /   in Business

Rahima Mohammed, Founder, Raaah London, is a remarkable African fashion designer that is ready to reach the skies with her ex Read More →

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Wenger cool on Chambers England talk

Arsene Wenger  Photo:

  /   in Sports 4:13 pm

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has insisted it is too early to be speaking about Gunners teenager Calum Chambers as an Englan Read More →

Di Maria wants to leave Madrid – Ancelotti

File photo: Real Madrid's players pose as they celebrate their victory 2-1 over Barcelona at the end of the second leg of the Spanish Supercup football match Real Madrid CF vs FC Barcelona on August 29, 2012 at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid.    AFP PHOTO

  /   in Sports

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti has confirmed that midfielder Angel di Maria has asked to leave the European champions befo Read More →

Super Mario on brink of shock Liverpool move

Mario Balotelli

  /   in Sports

Mario Balotelli is on the brink of a shock move to Liverpool, media in England and Italy reported Thursday, two weeks after R Read More →

Afcon, FIFA U-17 trophies rescued from fire

Skipper of Nigerian football team Joseph Yobo (C) holding the Africa Cup of Nations trophy arrives at the airport in Abuja, on February 12, 2013. The newly crowned African champions Nigerian Super Eagles arrives in Abuja to a warm reception by fans and government officials after defeating Burkina Faso to win the 2013 African Cup of Nations in South Africa. AFP PHOTO

  /   in Sports

The Nigeria Football Federation has declared that it was able to rescue some of the trophies won by the national teams from i Read More →

NFF Building Fire: Umeh, Baribote call for probe

  /   in Sports

First vice president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Chief Mike Umeh has called for a security investigation into the strange fire that gutted some offices of the football house insisting that the development was surprising because it happened during the office hour when members of staff were on duty. Read More →

Falconets down Korea DPR, soar into final


  /   in News, Sports 10:55 pm

Asisat Oshoala scored four times as Nigeria reached the final with a thumping 6-2 victory over Korea DPR in the highest-scori Read More →

Entertainment View All →

American Singer, Jarule, Ashanti storm Warri on Oct. 1

JaRule and Ashanti

  /   in Music 4:48 pm

American rap star Ja Rule, and R&B singer Ashanti, would thrilled their Nigerian fans as part of an event to mark this year Read More →

Genevieve joins Bill Gates, George Bush, Lady Gaga in Ice Bucket Challenge


  /   in Entertainment

Nollywood Diva Genevieve Nnaji was today doused with bucket of ice cold water as she joined the rich and famous in the Ice bu Read More →

Nollywood actor, Martins Amaihe set to star in Bollywood film


  /   in Entertainment 8:56 pm

Seasoned Nollywood actor, Martins Amaihe has broken the barrier many Nollywood stars have been trying to break for years by s Read More →

Real reason we broke up KUSH — Lara George

Lara George

  /   in Entertainment, News

Lara George began her musical journey in her Alma-mater school choir- Queens’ College Yaba Lagos. Years later, she transfor Read More →

Top celebrity endorsements and their worth

*Don Jazzy

  /   in Entertainment, News

By DAMILOLA SHOLOLA Endorsements from various corporate bodies have become a major source of revenue for  top entertainment Read More →

Why I can’t kiss any actor on set —Jaiye Kuti


  /   in Entertainment

Jaiye Kuti is a woman of many parts. She is an actress, producer, businesswoman and the Chief Executive Officer of Jaylex Ae Read More →



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